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12 Empowering Quotes of Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Quotes

1 – And I prayed to God to make me strong and able to fight, and that’s what I’ve always prayed for ever since.

2 – Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going.

3 – Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.

4 – I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.

5 – I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.

6 – I had reasoned this out in my mind; there was on of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other; for no man should take me alive.

7 – I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven.

8 – I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can’t say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.

9 – I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.

10 – It wasn’t me, it was the Lord! I always told Him, ‘I trust to you. I don’t know where to go or what to do, but I expect You to lead me,’ and He always did.

11 – Never wound a snake; kill it.

12 – Slavery is the next thing to hell.


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21 Turkish Proverbs

Turkish Proverb - No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back

1 – A knife wound heals; a wound caused by words does not.

2 – A lake forms drop by drop.

3 – A man does not seek his luck, luck seeks its man.

4 – A wise man remembers his friends at all times; a fool, only when he has need of them.

5 – Abundance is from activity.

6 – Good actions are never lost.

7 – Having two ears and one tongue, we should listen twice as much as we speak.

8 – He that conceals his grief finds no remedy for it.

9 – If and When were planted and Nothing grew.

10 – It is not disgraceful to ask, it is disgraceful not to ask.

11 – Kind words will unlock an iron door.

12 – No matter how far you have gone on the wrong road, turn back.

13 – Patience is the key to paradise.

14 – There is no right way to do a wrong thing.

15 – Today’s egg is better than tomorrow’s hen.

16 – Tomorrow is another day.

17 – Two captains sink the ship.

18 – Two heads are better than one.

19 – Who gossips to you will gossip about you.

20 – Wish well, be well.

21 – You harvest what you sow.


Turkish Proverb - Patience is the Key to Paradise

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48 Danish Proverbs

Stop and Smell the Roses


1 – A bird may be ever so small, it always seeks a nest of its own.

2 – A bold attempt is half success.

3 – A bold man has luck in his train.

4 – A child must creep until it learns to walk.

5 – A crowd is not company.

6 – A fool only wins the first game.

7 – A friend’s frown is better than a fool’s smile.

8 – A good neighbor is better than a brother far off.

9 – A good pilot is not known when the sea is calm and the weather fair.

10 – A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

11 – A little stone may upset a large cart.

12 – A man’s character reaches town before his person.

13 – A penny in time is as good as a dollar.

14 – A short rest is always good.

15 – A slip of the foot may soon be recovered; but that of the tongue perhaps never.

16 – A willing helper does not wait until he is asked.

17 – Act honestly, and answer boldly.

18 – Advice after injury is like medicine after death.

19 – Age may wrinkle the face, but lack of enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.

20 – An old man’s sayings are seldom untrue.

21 – Another man’s burden is always light.

22 – Bad is never good until worse happens.

23 – Better a little furniture than an empty house.

24 – Better a little in peace and with right, than much with anxiety and strife.

25 – Better ask twice than lose your way once.

26 – Better half a loaf than none at all.

27 – Blame is the lazy man’s wages.

28 – Break one link and the whole chain falls apart.

29 – Faults are thick where love is thin.

30 – He that does not save pennies, will never have pounds.

31 – He that inquires much, learns much.

32 – It is best to be on the safe side.

33 – It is easy to manage when fortune favors.

34 – It is easy to sit at the helm in fine weather.

35 – “It will come back,” said the man, when he gave his sow pork.

36 – Keep your nose out of another’s mess.

37 – Kind words don’t wear out the tongue.

38 – Let deeds match words.

39 – Life begins at forty.

40 – Speaking silence is better than senseless speech.

41 – Speech is silver, but silence is golden.

42 – Speedy execution is the mother of good fortune.

43 – Stop and smell the roses.

44 – That which must be, will be.

45 – Where you cannot climb over, you must creep under.

46 – You can have too much of a good thing.

47 – You may always find an opportunity in your sleeve, if you like.

48 – You may force a horse to the water, but you cannot make him drink.

Danish Proverb - Stop and Smell the Roses
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Fyodor Dostoevsky Bibliography

Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821 – 1881) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Dostoevsky’s literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmosphere of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes.

Fyodor Dostoevsky - Major Works

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Novels and novellas


Short stories


Essay collections

Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Top 10 Longest Words in the English Language

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1 – Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (45 letters) : 

Lung disease caused by the inhalation of crystalline silica dust.


2 – Hepaticocholangiocholecystenterostomies (39 letters) :

A surgical creation of a connection between the gall bladder and a hepatic duct and between the intestine and the gall bladder.


3 – Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (34 letters) :

Something to say when you have nothing to say.


4 – Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism (30 letters) : 

A genetic disorder which closely imitates the indications but not the effects of pseudohypoparathyroidism and, thus it has mild or no manifestations of hypoparathyroidism or tetanic convulsions.


5 – Floccinaucinihilipilification (29 letters) :

Process of determining that something is absolutely valueless.


6 – Antidisestablishmentarianism (28 letters) :

Evolved in 1838 in Britain, it signifies opposition to proposals for the disestablishment of the Anglican Church.


7 – Honorificabilitudinitatibus (27 letters) :

This is the longest word ever applied by Shakespeare which stands for “The state of being able to achieve honours”.


8 –   Radioimmunoelectrophoresis (26 letters) :

Immunoelectrophoresis (Electrophoresis to separate antigens and antibodies) using antigens or antibodies labeled with radioisotopes.


9 – Thyroparathyroidectomized (25 letters) :

The process of cutting out Thyroid and Parathyroid glands.


10 – Otorhinolaryngological (22 letters) :

Branch of medical science which deals with the treatment of head, neck, ear, throat and nose disorders.